Narrative

The 90 Minute War

About the Film 

After decades of strife and failed peace talks, the Israelis and Palestinians decide to end their feud, on a soccer field, in this bold satire that reveals the petty nature of the differences dividing the Middle East.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
84 minutes

A.K.A. Nadia

About the Film 

An Israeli woman now living under false pretenses is haunted by her past in this powerful meditation on the personal and political nature of identity. Nominated for five Israeli Academy Awards.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
115 minutes

Abulele

About the Film 

A boy forms a secret friendship with a mythical creature in this family-friendly, heart-warming tale of friendship and familial bonds, inspired by Steven Spielberg’s E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
96 minutes

Across the Waters

About the Film 

Unsure of whom to trust, a Jewish musician and his family frantically escape by boat to Sweden from Nazioccupied Denmark, in this gripping, well paced story of survival and rescue, based on true events.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
95 minutes

Alone in Berlin

About the Film 

Emma Thompson and Brendan Gleeson are an ordinary workingclass German couple who quietly and courageously wage a personal campaign of anti-Nazi resistance in this stylishly directed and affecting wartime drama, inspired by a true story of unlikely dissidents, adapted from Hans Fallada’s international bestseller.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
103 minutes

An Average Story

About the Film 

An ordinary husband becomes an instant celebrity after being officially designated Israel’s most average man. Israeli Academy Award nominee for Best Short Film. 

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
18 minutes

Arrival

About the Film 

Notions of collective historic memory arise during an Israeli mother’s increasingly uneasy encounter with an elderly German woman on a Berlin-bound train. 

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
10 minutes

Beyond the Mountains and Hills

About the Film 

A fractured Israeli family is tested in this art house drama, a microcosm for the malaise of Israeli society from the director of The Band’s Visit

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
90 minutes

Chika, The Dog in the Ghetto

About the Film 

The heroic wartime tale of a Jewish boy and his dog, set in a Polish ghetto, told through animation. Based on a book by Holocaust survivor Bat-Sheva Dagan. 

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
17 minutes

The Chop

About the Film 

An offbeat comedy about an out-of-work kosher butcher who finagles a job at a halal meat shop. Winner of Audience Awards at the DC and Palm Springs shorts festivals.

 

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
17 minutes

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